What to expect 6 weeks after hip replacement - Chairs for hip replacement recovery

Basic Total Hip Replacement Precautions Basic Total Hip Replacement Precautions

Hip replacement is a major surgery and it will take months for the patient to fully recover and be able to move around normally. To a large extent the recovery is going to depend on the patient himself. He will have to put in extra effort and work for it. More...

 

What To Expect 6 Weeks After Hip Replacement ?

What To Expect 6 Weeks After Hip Replacement

Hip replacement surgery is not a cause of worry these days as it is becoming quite common. There is a great risk of dislocation in the first 6 weeks and the soft tissues in and around the hips take around 6 weeks to heal, patients need to be careful for the initial few weeks.More...

 

How Much Does A Hip Replacement Cost ?

How Much Does A Hip Replacement Cost

Total hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the diseased portion of the hip joint is removed and is replaced with new artificial parts. This is a common orthopedic procedure and is performed 300,000 times in the United States every year. This is a safe and a reliable method of treatment for severe hip arthritis pain.More...

 

Hip Replacement And Anterior Incision Problems

Hip Replacement And Anterior Incision Problems

Single incision total anterior hip replacement is a procedure where the surgeon approaches the hip joint from the front instead of the side or the back which has been the traditional approach all these years. Anterior incision method has been followed in Europe for many years with fairly good results. This is a minimally invasive surgical technique. More...

Perioperative Blood Loss In Hip Replacement

Perioperative Blood Loss In Hip Replacement

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure in which the diseased cartilage and bone of the hip joint is removed and replaced with artificial materials. The hip joint is a ball and socket joint with cup-shaped bone of the pelvis being the socket and the head of the thigh bone as the ball. Hip joint replacement involves the removal of the diseased ball and socket and replacing them with a metal ball and stem inserted into the femur bone and an artificial plastic cup socket. The metallic artificial ball and stem are called as prosthesis. More...

 

Sleeping On The Side After Total Hip Replacement

Sleeping On The Side After Total Hip Replacement

Hip surgery is not a delicate surgery. It is more like carpentry, but it is a skilled job. If the old hip is causing problem and pain it is being replaced by a combination of metal, ceramic and polythene. It is a common surgical procedure since it was first performed in England in 1962. There are around 125,000 hip replacements conducted in year in United States with a success rate of 96 percent. More...

 

Total Hip Replacement And Sexual Activity

Total Hip Replacement And Sexual Activity

Most patients are able to resume their sexual activities and are able to enjoy intercourse after hip replacement. However they will have to wait for the pain and the stiffness noted prior to the hip surgery to disappear before they can indulge in the sexual activity. The patients have to wait till the hip becomes pain free and has better movement. It may take several weeks before the patients become comfortable with the new hip. More...

 

Total Hip Replacement Standard Protocol

Total Hip Replacement Standard Protocol

Total hip replacement is not a very rare thing these days. It is usually performed on people who have arthritis of the hip joint. It involves replacing the normal ball and socket hip joint with a metal ball and stem. This metal ball and stem is inserted into the femur bone and an artificial plastic cup socket. Here is the total hip replacement standard protocol for your information. More...

 

Patient Experiences With Hip Replacement

Patient Experiences With Hip Replacement       Hip replacement is a boon to people who have arthritis or other similar debilitating bone disease. However, each patient has a different experience after hip replacement. Here are some patient experiences with hip replacement. More...

Chairs For Hip Replacement Recovery

Chairs For Hip Replacement Recovery         Hip replacement is a major surgery. A patient who has undergone hip replacement surgery would have already tried the conventional methods to seek relief for his problems. Since a person is unable to get any relief, he takes the last option of More...